Music: Dr. Carmilla
Formed in 2009, Dr. Carmilla is a solo artist as well as fronting Dr. Carmilla & the mechanisms. Her music is self-described as "Dieselpunk Cabaret/ Visual Kei. She is currently signed to the Gilded Age Records label/collective, who are notorious for several well-known steampunk bands, such as Unwoman, Vernian Process and the Clockwork Dolls.It has both been said that (according to the Dr. Carmilla website) Carmilla is the invention of Maki Yamazaki and that Maki Yamazaki is the failed experimental clone of Carmilla.
Tropes featured by Dr. Carmilla:
- Diesel Punk
- Being Evil Sucks : Dr. Carmilla.
- Grief Song : Loreli
- Heavy Meta
- "I Am Becoming" Song : 'I am The Antidote'.
- I Hate You, Vampire Dad : Dr. Carmilla seems to have an ancient and antagonistic past with the mentioned character, Loreli (possibly the same Laura, in Le Fanu's 'Carmilla')
- Living Ship : The Aurora is some kind of biomechanical vessel.
- Lonely Together : It differs between members how much any of them actually cares about this, though.
- Neoclassical Punk Zydeco Rockabilly : Dr. Carmilla is known for mixing Swing, Jazz, Indie, Rock, Metal, Cabaret,  Visual Kei and various other genres.
- Sanity Slippage Song : Homesick
- Soap Opera Disease :
- Space Pirates : Effectively the whole concept behind Dr. Carmilla & The Mechanisms.
- Spoken Word in Music : Features during the intro to 'Welcome to Medi Co.' and in the breakdown at the end of 'Thick as Thieves (Loreli, Pt. III)'.
- Rule of Cool : Lesbian Vampire Captain on a Biomechanical spaceship. Oh, was it mentioned that they're in space?
- Who Wants to Live Forever? : The general theme to Dr. Carmilla's existence.
- I Am the Band
- Lesbian Vampire : Though surprisingly, an asexual one.
- Our Vampires Are Different : Dr. Carmilla is, unsurprisingly a subversion Sheridan Le Fanu's novel, Carmilla.
- The Cover Changes The Meaning : Dr. Carmilla's cover of 'The City' (original song by Unwoman) takes on a different meaning when you apply it in-universe.
- Murder Ballad : The songs 'City of the Dead' and 'I am the Antidote' both discuss Carmilla's misadventures in destroying her home-planet, Terra.